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the bay area. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. it is sandbag season in the bay area, and the downpour could hit so hard and so fast that some areas could see flash floods. >> we are expecting three storms in the next five days. clogged storm drains could of course cause flooding. abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here now with when the first will hit. sand jaw in. >> as we check out live doppler 7hd, we are seeing the first signs of the storm across the northern california coastline. as you can see on live doppler 7hd, it is going to get in here in the morning, and as we show you our area right now, the moisture is just to the west. it is the leading edge of the storm we are watching. computer animation shows that the rain begins at 2:00 a.m. and the winds are kicking up over the higher elevations. 30 to 35 miles per hour, but the strongest wind and the heaviest rain during the 5:00 a.m. hour really continues. 8:00 a.m. it is still going pretty stormy and could see some thunder right on through 10:00, 11:00 in the morning behind the front. it w
with the answer to that in a fie minutes. dan? >> thanks very much. >>> overseas now and a fragile cease-fire in gaza is in affect. secretary of state hillary clinton helped broker the truce between two days of intense meetings. hamas plays a key role in keeping the peace. the cease-fire comes after eight days of inence it fying airstrikes and -- intensifying airstrikes and rocket fire in the region. >>> firefighters contained a fire at a home in oakland. looking at sky heavy sd over the scene. it was limited to the first floor near lake merritt. no one was at home at the time, and there were no injuries. damage is estimate estimated at $200,000 to $300,000. >>> nearly a hundred people are out of power. a downed power line caused the outage. it initially caused outages for 1500 customers. it caused brief delays and the power was restored in minutes. the power is expected to be back on by 5:00 a.m. and customers needed flashlights to see their way around the marina district. this is cell phone video of the scene. the power was out for seven hours after a transformer blew. the cash registe
. john? >> dan, we have new information since our last live report. some divers from the alameda dive team have approached the water. you can see them getting ready on the side of the quarry. earlier about 7:15 a man sliped off of a cliff and falling a hundred feet into the water. he has not been found. a few members of the alameda county dive team will be getting into the water and spending time trying to find what they believe is the man's body. that is the latest live in oakland. john alston, abc news. >> thank you. >>> getting naked on the streets of san francisco is a step closer to being against the law. after a contentious battle putting nudists against the board of supervisors they narrowly approved an ordinance banning public nudity. it was followed by opponents tearing off their clothing in protest. >> i would not have gotten naked at city hall if they had not tried to ban nudity which is a wonderful form of free expression. >> we are a city that believes in freedom. we have always believed in freedom and free expression. but staking your pants off at castro market and displ
and series of 3 storm systems. good evening everyone i'm carolyn job son. dan is off tonight. let's check in with sandhya with a look at the approaching storms but first fog for a morning commute. sandhya. >> yes. that fog is already dropping visibility right now. let's check out live doppler 7 hd and you will see what it looks like. not only fog but high clouds moving in up above check out the visibility. it is down to 3 quarters of a mile in napa. foggy in fairfield concord down to 2 and a half miles. same thing for novato. santa rosa visibility 3 miles right now. we are headed towards a morning of area of dense fog and then check out the pacific. the storm lined up. 3 storms that are developing in the pacific. they will hit the bay area with heavy wind and rain at times. i'll be back with the timing of the systems in just a few minutes. >> all right sand why thanks. >> the fogy weather may have been a factor in a deadly crash that claimed the life of 14-year-old girl riding her bike to school this morning. pickup truck collided with the teen at jefferson avenue andal immediate
thanksgiving. >> dan has the nature off. that fire began in apartment building on willow leaf drive after 8 tonight. lillian joins us live with the very latest. lillian? >>reporter: larry firefighters say this fire started in the roof attic area. these are 2 story town homes. part of the kimberly wood apartment complex and crews are mopping up. fire department got the call at 8:30 p.m. they say it appears the cause may related to a fireplace. flames most intense in the roof attic area of one unit. total of 4 units are said to be destroyed by either flames smoke or water damage and at least 10 people have been displaced from their homes. we spoke to man who rush to get his wife and kids out of the house after neighbor pounded on the door alerting them that the fire. his unit is one of the 4 destroyed. >> my 11-year-old daughter she's really sad. sad destroyed and all that stuff. >>reporter: thoughts on this happening on thanksgiving? >> that it's really bad feeling but if you are looking at the other side we are thankful that we are okay. nobody got hurt. we'll figure it out tom
a man stuck for hours in a drainage pipe. good evening. i'm larry beil. >> and i'm ama dates. dan and carolyn have the night off. the rescue effort is going on right now on fitzgerald drive in pinole. alan wang is live on the scene with the latest. >> ama, we are here at the best buy in pinole, and that guy is still stuck in the drainpipe about 20 yards up the hill behind me. firefighters from pinole and the surrounding area are using shovels to dig up the pipes and possibly using heavy machinery to break into it. it started around 8:00 tonight when a customer here at the best buy in pinole heard the faint voice of a man calling for help. at first they couldn't figure out where it was coming from. and then they tracked it to a storm drain. the security guard at best buy said the man was sleeping in the pipe which is slanted at a 50 degree angle, and somehow he sliped so far down they could only hear him faintly calling for help. jay been able to make physical and verbal contact with him. we tried to lasso his hands, but he is tightly in there. we are excavating the drainpipe right
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